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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·cel·len·cy /-s(ə)lən(t)si/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cel·len·cy n.; pl. Excellencies
 1. Excellence; virtue; dignity; worth; superiority.
    His excellency is over Israel.   --Ps. lxviii. 34.
    Extinguish in men the sense of their own excellency.   --Hooker.
 2. A title of honor given to certain high dignitaries, esp. to viceroys, ministers, and ambassadors, to English colonial governors, etc. It was formerly sometimes given to kings and princes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a title used to address dignitaries (such as ambassadors or
          governors); usually preceded by Your or His or Her; "Your